Arrondissement of Laon

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Laon
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
No. of communes240
PrefectureLaon
Area
 • Total2,175.3 km2 (839.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total157,371
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE code022

The arrondissement of Laon is an arrondissement of France in the Aisne department in the Hauts-de-France region. It has 240 communes.[1] Its population is 157,371 (2016), and its area is 2,175.3 km2 (839.9 sq mi).[2]

Composition[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Laon, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

  1. Abbécourt (02001)
  2. Achery (02002)
  3. Agnicourt-et-Séchelles (02004)
  4. Aguilcourt (02005)
  5. Aizelles (02007)
  6. Amifontaine (02013)
  7. Amigny-Rouy (02014)
  8. Andelain (02016)
  9. Anguilcourt-le-Sart (02017)
  10. Anizy-le-Grand (02018)
  11. Arrancy (02024)
  12. Assis-sur-Serre (02027)
  13. Athies-sous-Laon (02028)
  14. Aubigny-en-Laonnois (02033)
  15. Aulnois-sous-Laon (02037)
  16. Autremencourt (02039)
  17. Autreville (02041)
  18. Barenton-Bugny (02046)
  19. Barenton-Cel (02047)
  20. Barenton-sur-Serre (02048)
  21. Barisis-aux-Bois (02049)
  22. Bassoles-Aulers (02052)
  23. Beaumont-en-Beine (02056)
  24. Beaurieux (02058)
  25. Beautor (02059)
  26. Berrieux (02072)
  27. Berry-au-Bac (02073)
  28. Bertaucourt-Epourdon (02074)
  29. Bertricourt (02076)
  30. Besmé (02078)
  31. Besny-et-Loizy (02080)
  32. Béthancourt-en-Vaux (02081)
  33. Bièvres (02088)
  34. Bichancourt (02086)
  35. Blérancourt (02093)
  36. Bois-lès-Pargny (02096)
  37. Boncourt (02097)
  38. Bosmont-sur-Serre (02101)
  39. Bouconville-Vauclair (02102)
  40. Bouffignereux (02104)
  41. Bourg-et-Comin (02106)
  42. Bourguignon-sous-Coucy (02107)
  43. Bourguignon-sous-Montbavin (02108)
  44. Brancourt-en-Laonnois (02111)
  45. Braye-en-Laonnois (02115)
  46. Brie (02122)
  47. Bruyères-et-Montbérault (02128)
  48. Bucy-lès-Cerny (02132)
  49. Bucy-lès-Pierrepont (02133)
  50. Caillouël-Crépigny (02139)
  51. Camelin (02140)
  52. Caumont (02145)
  53. Cerny-en-Laonnois (02150)
  54. Cerny-lès-Bucy (02151)
  55. Cessières-Suzy (02153)
  56. Chaillevois (02155)
  57. Chalandry (02156)
  58. Chambry (02157)
  59. Chamouille (02158)
  60. Champs (02159)
  61. Charmes (02165)
  62. Châtillon-lès-Sons (02169)
  63. Chaudardes (02171)
  64. Chauny (02173)
  65. Chérêt (02177)
  66. Chermizy-Ailles (02178)
  67. Chéry-lès-Pouilly (02180)
  68. Chevregny (02183)
  69. Chivres-en-Laonnois (02189)
  70. Chivy-lès-Étouvelles (02191)
  71. Cilly (02194)
  72. Clacy-et-Thierret (02196)
  73. Colligis-Crandelain (02205)
  74. Commenchon (02207)
  75. Concevreux (02208)
  76. Condé-sur-Suippe (02211)
  77. Condren (02212)
  78. Corbeny (02215)
  79. Coucy-lès-Eppes (02218)
  80. Coucy-la-Ville (02219)
  81. Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique (02217)
  82. Courbes (02222)
  83. Courtrizy-et-Fussigny (02229)
  84. Couvron-et-Aumencourt (02231)
  85. Crécy-au-Mont (02236)
  86. Crécy-sur-Serre (02237)
  87. Crépy (02238)
  88. Craonne (02234)
  89. Craonnelle (02235)
  90. Cuirieux (02248)
  91. Cuiry-lès-Chaudardes (02250)
  92. Cuissy-et-Geny (02252)
  93. Danizy (02260)
  94. Dercy (02261)
  95. Deuillet (02262)
  96. Ébouleau (02274)
  97. Eppes (02282)
  98. Erlon (02283)
  99. Étouvelles (02294)
  100. Évergnicourt (02299)
  101. La Fère (02304)
  102. Festieux (02309)
  103. Folembray (02318)
  104. Fourdrain (02329)
  105. Fresnes-sous-Coucy (02333)
  106. Fressancourt (02335)
  107. Frières-Faillouël (02336)
  108. Froidmont-Cohartille (02338)
  109. Gizy (02346)
  110. Goudelancourt-lès-Berrieux (02349)
  111. Goudelancourt-lès-Pierrepont (02350)
  112. Grandlup-et-Fay (02353)
  113. Guivry (02362)
  114. Guny (02363)
  115. Guyencourt (02364)
  116. Jumencourt (02395)
  117. Jumigny (02396)
  118. Juvincourt-et-Damary (02399)
  119. Landricourt (02406)
  120. Laniscourt (02407)
  121. Laon (02408)
  122. Lappion (02409)
  123. Laval-en-Laonnois (02413)
  124. Leuilly-sous-Coucy (02423)
  125. Lierval (02429)
  126. Liesse-Notre-Dame (02430)
  127. Liez (02431)
  128. Lor (02440)
  129. Mâchecourt (02448)
  130. Maizy (02453)
  131. La Malmaison (02454)
  132. Manicamp (02456)
  133. Marchais (02457)
  134. Marcy-sous-Marle (02460)
  135. Marest-Dampcourt (02461)
  136. Marle (02468)
  137. Martigny-Courpierre (02471)
  138. Mauregny-en-Haye (02472)
  139. Mayot (02473)
  140. Mennessis (02474)
  141. Merlieux-et-Fouquerolles (02478)
  142. Mesbrecourt-Richecourt (02480)
  143. Meurival (02482)
  144. Missy-lès-Pierrepont (02486)
  145. Molinchart (02489)
  146. Monceau-lès-Leups (02492)
  147. Monceau-le-Waast (02493)
  148. Mons-en-Laonnois (02497)
  149. Montaigu (02498)
  150. Montbavin (02499)
  151. Montchâlons (02501)
  152. Monthenault (02508)
  153. Montigny-le-Franc (02513)
  154. Montigny-sous-Marle (02516)
  155. Montigny-sur-Crécy (02517)
  156. Mortiers (02529)
  157. Moulins (02530)
  158. Moussy-Verneuil (02531)
  159. Muscourt (02534)
  160. Neufchâtel-sur-Aisne (02541)
  161. Neuflieux (02542)
  162. La Neuville-Bosmont (02545)
  163. La Neuville-en-Beine (02546)
  164. Neuville-sur-Ailette (02550)
  165. Nizy-le-Comte (02553)
  166. Nouvion-et-Catillon (02559)
  167. Nouvion-le-Comte (02560)
  168. Nouvion-le-Vineux (02561)
  169. Œuilly (02565)
  170. Ognes (02566)
  171. Orainville (02572)
  172. Orgeval (02573)
  173. Oulches-la-Vallée-Foulon (02578)
  174. Paissy (02582)
  175. Pancy-Courtecon (02583)
  176. Parfondru (02587)
  177. Pargnan (02588)
  178. Pargny-les-Bois (02591)
  179. Pierremande (02599)
  180. Pierrepont (02600)
  181. Pignicourt (02601)
  182. Pinon (02602)
  183. Ployart-et-Vaurseine (02609)
  184. Pont-Saint-Mard (02616)
  185. Pontavert (02613)
  186. Pouilly-sur-Serre (02617)
  187. Prémontré (02619)
  188. Presles-et-Thierny (02621)
  189. Prouvais (02626)
  190. Proviseux-et-Plesnoy (02627)
  191. Quierzy (02631)
  192. Quincy-Basse (02632)
  193. Remies (02638)
  194. Rogécourt (02651)
  195. Roucy (02656)
  196. Royaucourt-et-Chailvet (02661)
  197. Saint-Aubin (02671)
  198. Sainte-Croix (02675)
  199. Sainte-Preuve (02690)
  200. Saint-Erme-Outre-et-Ramecourt (02676)
  201. Saint-Gobain (02680)
  202. Saint-Nicolas-aux-Bois (02685)
  203. Saint-Paul-aux-Bois (02686)
  204. Saint-Pierremont (02689)
  205. Saint-Thomas (02696)
  206. Samoussy (02697)
  207. Selens (02704)
  208. La Selve (02705)
  209. Septvaux (02707)
  210. Servais (02716)
  211. Sinceny (02719)
  212. Sissonne (02720)
  213. Sons-et-Ronchères (02727)
  214. Tavaux-et-Pontséricourt (02737)
  215. Tergnier (02738)
  216. Thiernu (02742)
  217. Toulis-et-Attencourt (02745)
  218. Travecy (02746)
  219. Trosly-Loire (02750)
  220. Trucy (02751)
  221. Ugny-le-Gay (02754)
  222. Urcel (02755)
  223. Variscourt (02761)
  224. Vassogne (02764)
  225. Vaucelles-et-Beffecourt (02765)
  226. Vauxaillon (02768)
  227. Vendresse-Beaulne (02778)
  228. Verneuil-sous-Coucy (02786)
  229. Verneuil-sur-Serre (02787)
  230. Versigny (02788)
  231. Vesles-et-Caumont (02790)
  232. Veslud (02791)
  233. La Ville-aux-Bois-lès-Pontavert (02803)
  234. Villeneuve-sur-Aisne (02360)
  235. Villequier-Aumont (02807)
  236. Viry-Noureuil (02820)
  237. Vivaise (02821)
  238. Vorges (02824)
  239. Voyenne (02827)
  240. Wissignicourt (02834)

History[edit]

The arrondissement of Laon was created in 1800.[3] At the January 2017 reorganization of the arrondissements of Aisne, it lost 30 communes to the arrondissement of Vervins and three to the arrondissement of Soissons.[4]

As a result of the reorganisation of the cantons of France which came into effect in 2015, the borders of the cantons are no longer related to the borders of the arrondissements. The cantons of the arrondissement of Laon were, as of January 2015:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Laon (022)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  3. ^ Historique de l'Aisne
  4. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 20 December 2016, p 3" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-07-27.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-07.

Coordinates: 49°34′N 3°37′E / 49.567°N 3.617°E / 49.567; 3.617